- "They will take you into a dark room, my Lord, an scan your very skull. They will make toys of your Lordship, ten thousand at least, for children to play stupid games with."
- ― Viggo Mortensen, YouTube.
Gentle Giant Studios is a company located in Burbank, California that was founded by animator Karl Meyer. The company is a pioneer in digital 3-D scanning and scanned many of the principal actors from The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy while on set/location in New Zealand during filming.
The company also has a collectibles division, known as Gentle Giant, Ltd.. Founded in 2002, they produce polystone mini-busts, animated maquettes and statues from Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings.
- Strider Ringbearer - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date February 2007
- Ringwraith Ringbearer - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date February 2007
- Gandalf - Limited to 3,000 pieces - release date May 2007
- Glorfindel - Limited to 500 Pieces - San Diego Comic-Con 2007 exclusive
As a special promotion, Gentle Giant Ltd. randomly inserted 100 of the One Ring from Noble Collection - Sterling Edition into the secret compartments of the Strider and Ringwraith busts.
- Saruman - Limited to 1,500 pieces - release date May 2007
- Gandalf - Limited to 1,500 pieces - release date June 2007
- Balrog - Limited to 3,000 pieces - release date May 2007
- Saruman- Limited to 3,500 pieces - release date July 2007
- Elrond - Limited to 2,500 pieces - release date July 2007
- Sam in Orc Armor - Limited to 3000 pieces - release date September 2007
- Frodo in Orc Armor - Limited to 3000 pieces - release date September 2007
- Sauron - Edition Size TBD - release date late 2007
- Orc - Edition Size TBD - release date late 2007
- Éowyn - release date March 2008
- Gimli - release date March 2008
- Legolas - release date March 2008
- Ringwraith on Steed - Edition size TBD - release date October 2007
- Gilmi - Edition size TBD - release date November 2007
- Legolas - Edition size TBD - release date January 2008
- List of Gentle Giant Collectibles
- Images of Gentle Giant collectibles
- Gentle Giant at Comic-Con 2006
- Sideshow Collectibles